Teachers: $1000 Scholarships for Amazon Rainforest PD Workshops

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Education

Get your explorer on and apply for a scholarship to explore the Amazon rainforest next summer! Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest + Machu Picchu The July 1-11, 2016 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development...

Knowitall Media: Native American Heritage & Career Exploration / Job Shadowing Videos

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Education

In November, Knowitall Media makes it easy for students to explore potential careers , learn about our Native American Heritage , and honor our veterans of World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. And they’re all just a click away! Videos play on your...

Understanding the Financial Aid Process

November 11, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Financial Aid Class

COLUMBIA, S.C. – George Scott, president of Seeds of Wealth Financial Group , spoke to an audience of students and their parents, at Ridge View High School about paying for college. His number one advice was for parents to submit a FAFSA (Free Application For Federal...

PBS LearningMedia Feature Veterans Stories Across the Ages

November 10, 2015 - Posted in Education

In honor of Veterans Day, PSB LearningMedia will spotlight stories about veterans from around the country – and across the ages. WWII – New Roles for Women and African Americans On September 1, 1939, World War II was declared in Europe when Germany invaded Poland. The...

PBS LearningMedia Illuminates Native American History and Culture

November 4, 2015 - Posted in Education

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, PBS LearningMedia spotlights resources that illuminate various aspects of Native American history and culture. First People – The Native Americans The story of America doesn’t start when the English colonized the country in...

Carolina Classrooms Equity in Education Now Online, Adult Education Repeats Nov. 25

November 4, 2015 - Posted in Education

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Each program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state. From addressing ways to make higher education more...

EOC Publishes Evaluation of Summer Reading Camp Partnerships

October 30, 2015 - Posted in Education

Pursuant to Proviso 1.79 of the 2014-15 General Appropriations Act, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is responsible for evaluating the impact of community partnerships on student academic success. The EOC released a report on October 12 that provides findings and...

SCETV's Dean Byrd Wins Education Award

October 30, 2015 - Posted in SCETV
Dean Byrd

Dean Byrd, Director of Education at SCETV, has been awarded the SC Association for Educational Technology’s “Making It Happen” award for his outstanding contribution to educational technology in South Carolina. Byrd’s work at ETV brings educational content-on-demand to...

Breaking the Silence of Bullying – NEW in ETV’s StreamlineSC

October 30, 2015 - Posted in Education

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and ETV’s free online resources are a source for bully prevention video programs that can raise awareness about bullying and identify ways to stop bullying before it starts. Breaking the Silence of Bullying is now part...

Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors

October 29, 2015 - Posted in Education

Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction,...

Carolina Classrooms Talks Education Equity

October 27, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

Wednesday night at 7:00 on SCETV, Carolina Classrooms, together with the American Graduate project, will air a special town hall meeting from Francis Marion University. Discussions range from the Abbeville Equity in Education decision to the future of education in South...

College Preparedness a Major Concern for 11th-Graders

October 26, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele

According to recent test results released by the S.C. Department of Education, less than half of 11th-graders in S.C. are prepared to succeed in college. These results are based on the ACT, which is an aptitude test that’s used to predict how well a student will do in...

PBS LearningMedia Integrates “Scary” Themes into Math, ELA and Science!

October 26, 2015 - Posted in Education

This week’s featured resources offer teachers an easy way to integrate Halloween themes into their math, language arts, and science lessons all week long! Meet Mary Shelley’s Famously Frightful Novel! “It’s aliiiiive!” That memorable line was in “Frankenstein” the movie,...

First Adult Night School Program in SC Celebrates 100th Year

October 23, 2015 - Posted in Education

The first adult night school in South Carolina was started by Dr. Wil Lou Gray in 1915! The schoolhouse is located in Youngs Township in Laurens County and a historical marker has been erected at the site. The inscription on the historical marker reads: “Here at Young's...

Behind the Scenes: Equity in Education Town Hall Meeting

October 22, 2015 - Posted in Education
SCETV CEO Linda OBryon

In October 2015, Carolina Classrooms: Equity in Education Town Hall Meeting provided a forum for educators, legislators and community leaders to discuss the challenges school districts face in educating children of poverty. Watch the full episode here . Go behind the scenes...